Simon Breakspear shared his concept of agile leadership in a high energy session at the 2015 IB regional conference for Africa, Europe, Middle East. His concept is a simple framework for action that will enable any leader to drive impactful change for better learning. His framework enables leaders to learn how to: Lead ‘radical incremental’ […]
David Perkins has a criteria for life-worthy learning: insight, ethics, action and opportunity. At the 2015 IB regional conference for Africa, Europe, Middle East. In his session Future Wise: Educating our children for a changing global world David explained that this criteria enables big idea focus and relevancy. He explains further that we all want […]
Have you ever been to a conference where the speaker has managed to get the whole audience singing Guns N’ Roses Knocking on heaven’s door? That is exactly what Pasi Sahlberg did during his keynote speech at the 2015 IB Africa, Europe, Middle East regional conference. Sharing ‘the Finnish way’ of education in his interactive […]
Peter Senge’s keynote speech provided an inspiring, enlightening and educating start to the second day of the 2015 IB Africa, Europe and Middle East (AEM) regional conference in October. He talked about a global renaissance in education, explaining that “the way we live is a consequence of the way we are educated.” Peter described how the […]
Thana Faroq gave a powerful keynote speech about the power of storytelling at the 2015 IB Africa, Europe and Middle East Conference in The Hague, Netherlands. Thana is an IB graduate from Yemen with a passion for telling the story of her homeland through photography. Her pictures reveal unheard narratives from the daily reality of […]
IB Diploma Programme student Robert Whittaker tells IB World magazine about his experience at the 2015 IB World Student Conference
By Kim Bliss. Kim reflects upon his time as a Global Action Team (GAT) leader at the 2015 IB World Student Conference (IBWSC) in New York. At the start of every new school year, I revisit the IB mission statement. It’s a nice reminder of the broader international organization of which we are a part, […]
By Archie Singh In July, I attended my first IB World Student Conference in Barcelona, Spain. I travelled from India with eleven other students from my school—Pathways World School, Aravali in India—to participate. I had been looking forward to the event since the day I signed up for it. The daily schedule was very stimulating. […]
Join Peter Fidzcuk at two June workshops in London. Peter is the IB’s UK Development and Recognition Manager and also the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) University Admissions Manager. On 9 June, Peter has organised the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) 2015 Higher Education Advisors’ Conference. On 12 June, he runs a second […]
Dinos Aristidou tells us about his interest in the relationship between the imagination and creativity. He will present at the 2015 Peterson Academic Symposium in April.
Why does creativity matter? Karen Kuhn of The Adam Mickiewicz University gives us a taste of what she will be presenting at the 2015 Peterson Academic symposium.
The IB World Student Conferences are coming up this July and August. They are open to all IB students world-wide at two locations, the University of Rochester and La Salle Campus Barcelona-Ramon Llull University. You will find everything you need to know about the conferences below. University of Rochester What if clean water could reach millions […]
We are excited to announce the speakers for the first day of the Peterson Academic Symposium, to be held on the 23rd of April this year. Speakers will present TED-style talks on creativity in their fields and discuss ideas and concerns in a panel at the end of the day.
Guest post: CLima Conference director Allana Rumble talks about how their upcoming student-led event will bring together the world’s future leaders.
The IB is inviting leaders in the field to the IB Peterson Academic Symposium 2015: Making time for creativity: why does it matter? Schools may submit a film that showcases creative practice or apply to become a speaker. The symposium will take place on 23 and 24 of April 2015.